Comes in 30 identical pieces. Each piece locks together as shown in the pictures and are pre bent for easy assembly over top an existing lamp or on its own. Simply lock 3 pieces together and keep repeating until you make 4 groups of 3 locking together and a pentagon forms. Then simply lock the two ends together with an additional piece to complete the pentagon and keep repeating until a sphere forms.
Lamp is 13 inches in diameter. Use of fluorescent light bulbs are recommended or very low watt light bulbs.